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Oral histories


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  • Form

    • Oral histories
  • Variants

    • Histories, Oral
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  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Society of American Archivists website, Dec. 17, 2008:A glossary of archival and records terminlogy page (Oral history: An interview that records an individual's personal recollections of the past and historical events; the audio or video recordings, transcripts, and other materials that capture and are associated with such an interview)
    • found: The Getty Center website, Dec. 17, 2008:Art & architecture thesaurus online (oral histories: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance)
    • found: UCLA film & television archive catalog online, Dec. 17, 2008(hdg.: Oral history; source: Moving image materials : genre terms)
    • found: LCSH, Dec. 17, 2008(hdg.: Oral history)
    • found: Van Hinkle, R. R. Van Hinkle, Division of Children and Youth Services pioneer, 1991:spine (Oral history transcript, Van Hinkle)
    • found: Shaw, R. Automatically segmenting oral history transcripts, 2015?, via arXiv website, viewed on July 31, 2019.
    • found: 2002284573: Oakland University chronicles : transcripts of oral history interviews for project year, 1998-1999, ©2001.
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    • 2011-05-07: new
    • 2019-11-20: revised
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